Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 50 mins | Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins | Yield: 8 Servings

This dish is to die for! You need this in your life, I’m telling you. Enjoy!


1 lb ground beef

1 small onion, chopped

1 green bell pepper, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 clove garlic, chopped

1 (14.5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes

1 cup ketchup

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp yellow mustard

salt and ground black pepper to taste

2 c frozen whole-kernel corn

1 (16 oz) package penne pasta

1 ½ c shredded Colby-Jack cheese


Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.

Step 3: Add the beef, garlic, onion, and green & red bell peppers. Cook for about 5 minutes or until brown, aromatic, and translucent. Remove any excess fat.

Step 4: Add the ketchup, tomatoes, mustard, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Stir until just mixed.

Step 5: Reduce the heat to medium-low and allow the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 6: Place a large pot with salted water on the stove and turn the heat to high. Allow the water to boil.

Step 7: Add the corn and cook for 5 minutes, then drain.

Step 8: Place another pot with salted water on the stove and turn the heat to high. Allow the water to boil.

Step 9: Add the penne and cook for about 11 minutes or until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

Step 10: Add everything in a large mixing bowl, then toss until well combined.

Step 11: Transfer the mixture into a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Step 12: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes or until done.

Step 13: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Protein: 25.1g 50% | Carbohydrates: 63.6g 21% | Dietary Fiber: 4.1g 17% | Sugars: 14.3g | Fat: 18.8g 29% | Saturated Fat: 9.5g 48% | Cholesterol: 59.3mg 20% | Vitamin A Iu: 1300.7IU 26% | Niacin Equivalents: 9mg 70% | Vitamin B6: 0.4mg 24% | Vitamin C: 42.7mg 71% | Folate: 31.6mcg 8% | Calcium: 46.7mg 5% | Iron: 4.2mg 23% | Magnesium: 51.9mg 19% | Potassium: 560.6mg 16% | Sodium: 675.4mg 27% | Thiamin: 0.1mg 10% | Calories from Fat: 169.2